Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> reporter: romney and his runningmate paul ryan cap malpractice insurance, cut made by $810 billion over the next ten years, give states more control over their medicaid funds. overhaul medicare. the overhaul, people now younger than 55. when they reach retirement will have the option of getting a voucher to purchase private insurance or they could stick with traditional medicare. >> this financial support system is designed to guarantee that seniors can always afford medicare coverage, no exceptions. >> reporter: while the repeal of obama care would get rid of the prescription drug benefit to seniors, romney doesn't want to take out all of the loss provisions. >> we have to make sure that people who have pre-existing conditions are able to get insured and that folks that don't get sick don't get dropped by their insurance company. >> reporter: the president of the american action forum. he doesn't support the current health care law. >> the amount we spend on medicare has to be cap aed, they just disagree on how to get there. romney and ryan says what we're going to do is give the money
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in force today in key swing states. congressman ryan in new hampshire and ohio. vice president biden in florida. we get the latest from the campaign trail. >> heather: plus, president obama in trouble with the veteran vote in key swing states. our political panel weighs in on why. >> gregg: the search for two y children first thought to have died in a home fire. judge jeanine is on the case. >> heather: first, pressure mounting on america's ambassador to the united nations to resign. committee chairman calling for ambassador susan rice to step down over comments she made following the deadly attack on america's consulate in benghazi, libya. that attack killed ambassador stevens and three other americans. molly henneberg is live in washington. what did ambassador rice say and why does congressman king believe she should step down? >> reporter: ambassador rice went on sunday talk show two weeks ago and called the attack in libya a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim video. congressman king said by that time there was circumstantial evidence showing this was a terrorist attack. >> ei
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
candidate paul ryan is in new hampshire. this is not a live picture, but him at the event from this morning. despite the small size, new hampshire has become a key battle ground state. ryan was there just last week. the latest polls show the president ahead of mitt romney in nine battle ground states. mr. obama's biggest leads are in ohio, new hampshire, and iowa. of course, this could change in the weeks to come. the tightest races at this point are nevada and north carolina. the national average of those polled has president obama with a 49.5%, the potential vote 44% for romney. >>>in this weekend's presidential address president obama is calling on congress to help homeowners. >> last week mortgage rates were at historic lows. but instead of helping more and more hard working families take advantage of those rates. congress was away on break. instead of worrying about you they had already gone home to worry about their campaigns. >> the president says congress has yet to act on legislation he sent them in february that would save homeowners about $3000 a year on their mortgages. >>> the
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
never seen anything where paul ryan and barack obama agreed. >> rick: and we have wisconsin governor scott walker famous for being outset unions coming out in favor of the referee union. >> absolutely. wonderful field day for cartoonists. cartoons for referees that have no memory or let somebody else try it. it's a great cartoon. no debate here. >> is that political pandering all these politicians and rallying around a no-brainer cause? >> it seems like no-brainer but i never pretend anything that relates to sports. >> rick: oh, come on. >> let's pick up on that. "time magazine" called it pander bowl. there is something good that came out of this. i think we ought to consider replacement journalists. [ laughter ] >> anchors that three networks. "new york times" and "washington post" and get replacements and do better. >> we already have them, they are called blogers. >> you are seeing the power of social media. >> this in some measure a tweet driven story. everybody jumped in and they chose one particular medium to do it. >> rick: it demonstrates there is so much more that unites us?